Yes, it will go up quite a bit. And over the long run, you will end up paying out WAY more on auto insurance than you ever would to a St. Louis speeding ticket attorney to get the ticket fixed (especially since our fees for a regular ticket are only $35). But a lot of people make the mistake of believing that simply paying the fines on the ticket is the easiest way out the situation. That it is far better to just plead guilty and get the ticket behind them. But the exact opposite is true.
First of all, when you plead guilty to a moving violation (like speeding), it will result in a certain number of points going onto your permanent driving record. Once those points are assessed by the state of Missouri, your automobile insurance carrier will jack up your rates. How high will they increase? Let’s take a look at a recent study done by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: